Posts by Lou Bevacqui

Lou Bevacqui, M.Ac., L.Ac. is an emotional resilience coach, national speaker, author, and founder of the START Right Virtual Performance Coaching & Acupuncture. A resident of the Vermont for over 20 years. Office in Waterbury Vermont. Like so many others, he has pivoted his business and now provides performance coaching and acupuncture services virtually and in his private office in Waterbury, VT. Learn more at: loubevacqui.com

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How Boys Learn to Repress Their Feelings and How We Can Do Better as Men

“Shoutout to all the men going through a lot, with no one to turn to, because this world wrongly taught our males to mask their emotions and that strong means silent.” ~Alex Myles

He is close to tears. He is not physically hurt. No ankle has been twisted, no knee has been scraped, nobody needs their asthma inhaler.

The other boys are making fun of his size.

Most of the time he pretends it doesn’t bother him. But I’m the coach, and it’s pretty hard to miss.

I have watched him smile and try to shake it off. Sometimes he …